Tag Archives: Supporting People

Our living wage lobby makes CNJ front page

2015.03.05 CNJ front pageCamden UNISON’s lobby of the council on Monday for the living wage of around 60 residential care worker and Caterlink school meals worker members  got front-page coverage in the Camden New Journal, as well as detailed reporting within.  Reel News also made a short film about the demonstration and the campaigns, which you can see below. Continue reading

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Camden UNISON wins big regrading claim for family support workers

catUNISON has successfully won an increase in grade for around 30 family support workers in CSF worth up to over £4000 per year each, plus backdating worth up to over £6500 each. Continue reading

Excellent coverage of our Caterlink living wage campaign in CNJ

Living_Wage_Lobby_-_3This week’s Camden New Journal has two articles about our campaign for the living wage for Camden school meals at Caterlink, which you can read here. Continue reading

UNISON wins PRP pay increase and bonuses for member

cashCamden UNISON has won a performance related pay increase and bonus for a member who was appointed to a new role on 1 April, which HR originally stated would not be paid. The win then indirectly benefited two other members of staff in the same position. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins pay rise for Caterlink workers, but still a long way to go

Following pressure from our campaign for the London living wage for school meals workers, Caterlink has given a 4.6% pay increase, for the first time moving Caterlink workers off the national minimum wage up to £6.60 per hour. However this still leaves these workers languishing well below the level of the London living wage of £8.80 per hour, and our campaign for the living wage continues. Continue reading

Camden UNISON prevents dismissal of around 60 school workers

SwissCamden UNISON has successfully persuaded management to suspend the threat of dismissal notices to dozens of workers at Swiss Cottage school which were due to be issued in August. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins annual leave backpay for another casual worker

catCamden UNISON has won a four-figure settlement for a casual  worker member in the integrated youth support service. Continue reading

UNISON defends social worker member disciplined for helping family

Camden UNISON has successfully defended a social worker member with over 30 years experience who was pulled in front of a disciplinary hearing following coming into work outside of standard working hours to support the family of a child who died. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins further pay rises for social workers

cashCamden UNISON has won pay rises worth around £800 a year, with backdating worth up to around £2400, for at least 12 children’s social workers. Continue reading

Camden UNISON wins qualifications payments for schools members

SwissCamden UNISON has won payments of £1500 per worker for the gaining of level 2 qualifications in maths and English for dozens of workers at Swiss Cottage school. Continue reading